Sulochana Brahaspati

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Sulochana Brahaspati
Origin Allahabad, India
Genres Indian classical music
Instruments Singer
Website http://www.sulochanabrahaspati.net

Sulochana Brahaspati (born 1937 in Allahabad) is one of the noted vocalist of Hindustani classical music.

In 1994, she was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, the highest Indian recognition given to practicing artists, given by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's National Academy of Music, Dance & Drama.

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She is a vocalist and an exponent of the Rampur-Sahaswan gharana. She learnt music from Pandit Bholanath Bhat and Ustad Mushtaq Hussain Khan (d. 1964) of Rampur-Sahaswan gharana.[1][2] Later she received intensive training from her guru, and later her husband, Acharya K.C.D. Brahaspati. A large number of his compositions – Khayals, Thumris, Tappas and Dadras – are part of her portfolio.

She is also an accomplished teacher and musicologist and has published books including Raga Rahasya.

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